Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future

CPSI Conference

22 Mar 2011 – Conference at Erasmus University

Transforming Public Services: caught between efficiency and legitimacy

At this invitational conference in the Rotterdam Brainpark Novotel, leading international experts will explore the consequences of the crisis for the efficiency and legitimacy of public services. Using examples from other European countries, they will engage with the audience.The number of participants is limited to 50, and participation is free but by invitation only. Please register before February 25.

9.30-10.00 Arrival
Tea, coffee and refreshments
Prof. Victor Bekkers, Erasmus University Rotterdam
10.15-11.15 Transforming Public Services: Less Government, More Trust?
Prof. B. Guy Peters, Erasmus University Rotterdam & University of Pittsburgh
Commentary: Prof. Walter Kickert, Erasmus University Rotterdam
11.15-12.15 Transforming Public Services: A German/Austrian Perspective
Prof. Gerhard Hammerschmid, Hertie School of Governance
12.15-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14-30 Transforming Public Services: A British Perspective
Prof. Christopher Pollitt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & Erasmus University Rotterdam
14.30-15.30 Public sector trends in OECD countries
Dr. Zsuzsanna Lonti, OECD
15.30- 16.30 Transforming Public Services: A Dutch Perspective
Prof. Jacques Wallage, Council for Public Administration (Raad voor het Openbaar bestuur)
Commentary: Prof. Mark van Twist, Erasmus University Rotterdam
16.30-16.45 Concluding Comments

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